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Insulin Analogues May Be Useful for Some Patients with Problematic Hypoglycemia

A comprehensive systematic review looked at outcomes associated with the use of rapid- and long-acting insulin analogues in adult and childhood type 1 and type 2 diabetes as well as gestational diabetes.

Stem Cell Research Uncovers Mechanism for Type 2 Diabetes

Taking clues from their stem cell research, investigators have discovered that a signaling pathway involved in normal pancreatic development is also associated with type 2 diabetes.

Fructose-Sweetened Drinks Increase Nonfasting Triglycerides in Obese Adults

Obese people who drink fructose-sweetened beverages with their meals have an increased rise of triglycerides following the meal, according to new research.

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Prevent Medical Complications of Obesity

Study shows how omega-3 fatty acids protect against liver damage and insulin resistance.

Surprising interactions of diabetes mellitus and sepsis

Diabetic patients are less likely to suffer from acute respiratory failure during severe sepsis.

Higher Blood Sugar Levels Linked to Lower Brain Function in Diabetics

Results of a recent study show that cognitive functioning abilities drop as average blood sugar levels rise in people with type 2 diabetes.

Give the Foie Gras a Miss: Stressed Foodstuffs Associated with Type 2 Diabetes and...

Harmful proteins fragments known as amyloid fibrils associated with damage to brain cells in Alzheimer's disease and to pancreatic cells in Type II diabetes can be present in the meat of poultry and mammals.

Bone Marrow Cells Can Heal Nerves in Diabetes Model

Transplanting cells that replenish blood vessels can also restore nerve function in an animal model of diabetic neuropathy, Emory researchers have found.

Growth Hormone Treatment After Weight Loss Surgery Prevents Loss of Muscle Mass

Growth hormone treatment for six months after weight loss surgery reduces patients' losses in lean body mass and skeletal muscle mass, according to a new study.

Women Who Drink Two-Plus Cans of Soda Pop Per Day at Nearly Twice The...

Women who drink two or more cans of soda pop per day are nearly twice as likely to show early signs of kidney disease, a recent study has found.

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